Category: Profile

John Newcombe

His handlebar moustache was once rumoured to be insured for 13 million dollars and he used to hang out with George W. Bush. A close friendship between the two was revealed in the 2000 presidential election when a driving under the influence charge resurfaced and Bush explained it away by saying: “Yeah, but I was out with John Newcombe”. What…

Dame Edna

Maybe it was because I was sitting alone. Maybe it was my youth that let me down– a fresh-faced media conference rookieis easy pickings. The great Dame Edna Everage must have sniffed me out a mile away.